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It's up to you to make sure that the work you do is safe and meets Scottish Building Standards.
Making sure you meet Scottish Building Standards
If you want to do any building work yourself, make sure you have the right skills and knowledge to do it.
For minor building work, you can get guidance from technical handbooks. These are published to help you meet Scottish Building Standards. However, it's ikely you'll still need to discuss this with your local council.
If you're not sure you have the right skills or knowledge for doing building work you should get advice from a professional, like a builder or an architect.
Use of materials in building work
You must make sure the material used in your building work still meets Scottish Building Standards.